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Historical Items

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Item 53967

Maine artists, Wiscasset, 1958

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Item 102160

Upper Ridge, (Fox & Perry House), Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photograph

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Item 15689

Walter Bailey, Portland, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Capturing Arts and Artists in the 1930s

Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Artist Jonathan Fisher self-portrait, Blue Hill, ca. 1824 Item 33895 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Artist Baltimore Orioles, Blue Hill, 1814 Item 33896 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Artist Four Birds of Native Species, 1820 Item 33891 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Four Birds of Native Species is an oil on canvas…

My Maine Stories

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork

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One View
by Karen Jelenfy

My life as an artist in Maine.

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The Journey Home
by Gina Brooks

I am a Maliseet artist from the St. Mary’s First Nation, my work is about our connection to the land